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History of Beauchamp Roding >> Education in Beauchamp Roding
Reports and returns on schools and education in Beauchamp Roding. These allow a glimpse into the education your ancestors may have received if they were from this parish.
"Population 236. A woman teaches about 28 children. The poor are totally without the means of gaining instruction."
Source: Digest of Parochial Returns. Select Committee on Education of the Poor, 1818
"Population 238. One Daily School (commenced 1824) wherein 5 males and 2 females are instructed at the expense of their parents. One Day and Sunday School (commenced 1822) in which are 18 males and 20 females daily, and 26 males and 16 females on Sundays; this School is supported by an allowance of £10 per annum from the Rev. Dr. Barrett, and a cottage, and by payment of 1d. per week from each family whether one child or more is sent."
Source: House of Commons papers, Volume 41. Abstract of Education Returns 1833
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Beauchamp Roding - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
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